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Definition of the noun drusen

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  1. (plural) an eye disease resulting from small accumulations of hyaline bodies underneath the retina

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Google previewAdvances in Optical Imaging for Clinical Medicine (2011)

by Nicusor Iftimia, William R. Brugge, Daniel X. Hammer

ONH drusen is an idiopathic condition that consists of the presence of globular calcified ...

Google previewAtlas of Imaging in Ophthalmology (2014)

by S Ambika, Ambika Selvakumar, Veena Noronha, Padmaja Minakshi Sundaram

Optic disc drusen is a benign, usually bilateral cause of pseudopapilledema and is occasionally inherited as an autosomal dominant condition. Disc drusen are composed of small conglomerates of mucopolysaccharides and proteinaceous ...

Google previewOphthalmology (2013)

Expert Consult: Online and Print by Myron Yanoff, Jay S. Duker

drusen is a rare autosomal dominant disease with variable expression and age-dependent penetrance.47 A mutation from an arginine to a tryptophan at amino acid 345 in the EFEMP1 gene, mapped to chromosome ...

Google previewHandbook of Nutrition, Diet and the Eye (2014)

by Victor R. Preedy

As mentioned above, drusen is the hallmark of AMD. Immune and/or inflammatory pathways are thus a possible mechanism by which vitamin D protects against AMD. Parekh et al.27 speculated that vitamin D acts protectively in AMD by ...

Google previewDiabetes in Old Age (2017)

by Alan J. Sinclair, Trisha Dunning, Leocadio Rodr?guez Ma?as, Medha Munshi

Drusen is a build‐up of yellow deposits of extracellular material on Bruch's membrane. The retinal pigment epithelium is a layer of cells behind the rods and cone. When there are degenerative changes in the cones in macular degeneration, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

Cross References Antecollis; Camptocormia; Myopathy Drusen Drusen are hyaline bodies that are typically seen on and around the optic nerve head, and may be mistaken for papilloedema (“pseudopapilloedema”). Drusen are thought to ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

(macular drusen) white or yellow deposits of *hyalin in *Bruch's membrane of the choroid. They may be associated with *macular degeneration. 2. (disc drusen) glistening nodules seen on an irregularly raised *optic disc. Consisting of excess ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

Doyne's honeycomb choroiditis See drusen, familial dominant. Draper's law See law, Draper's. drift See movements, fixation. droopy eyelid See ptosis. drusen Small, circular, yellow or white dots located throughout the fundus but more so in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Aging and Public Health (2008)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

In early AMD, ophthalmoscopic evaluation reveals yellow deposits, termed drusen, located below the retina and underlying retinal pigmented epithelium ( RPE). Drusen are initially asymptomatic, but increasing number and size of drusen are ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

ONC = over-the-needle catheter OND = optic nerve disc OND = optic nerve drusen OND = orbitonasal dislocation OND = other non-psychotic disorders ONDCP = Office of National Drug Control Policy ONDIEH = Office of Non- communicable ...

Google previewChronic Diseases: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Effects, and Treatments [2 volumes] (2016)

by Jean Kaplan Teichroew

The condition can occur in one or both eyes, may cause severe vision loss, and is characterized by the presence of small yellow deposits in the macula, called drusen. Dry macular degeneration can progress to wet macular degeneration and ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

drusen /droo′ ′zən/ ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

drusen /droo′ ′zən/ ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

drusen Extracellular deposits that accumulate below the retinal pigment epithelium on *Bruch's membrane. Basal laminar ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

drusen pl. n. 1. (macular drusen) white or yellow deposits of ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1921)

by Casey Albert Wood

lschreyt found thickening of the choroid, drusen of the hyaloid membrane, and ossification. Two small osseous foci clearly indicated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thoracic Surgery / Handbuch Der Thoraxchirurgie (2012)

Band / Volume 2: Spezieller Teil 1 / Special by Ernst Derra

Deshalb betont BAUMECKER, daß das Fehlen von Drusen nicht gegen die Strahlenpilzerkrankung spricht.

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

drusen ( macular drusen) [droo-se ̆n] pl. n. white or yellow deposits of hyalin in Bruch's ...

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